The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Food Security (BFS) under the management of the Office of Country Strategy and Implementation (CSI) is continuing USAID’s long-term support for the Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program.
This NFO is issued to solicit
applications to manage F2F volunteer programs under Leader with Associate Cooperative Agreements (LWAs).
The LWAs resulting from this NFO will enable USAID to continue its support for US voluntary assistance for economic growth in the agricultural sector at regional and country levels.
The LWA mechanism will facilitate USAID Mission funding to expand volunteer assistance and impact on agricultural program element objectives.
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FY 2018 Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI)Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are individuals, institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, for-profit organizations, foreign public entities or foreign organizations, and state, local and Indian tribal governments.
Federal agencies or instrumentalities are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this notice.
The Department of Commerce/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC/NOAA) is strongly committed to broadening the participation of historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, tribal colleges and universities, and institutions that work in underserved areas.
If the applicant is a university that has a NOAA Cooperative Institute (CI), the institution is encouraged to submit an application that will be associated with the CI.
The application must specify the name of the CI, its most recent award number, and the NOAA-approved research theme applicable to the work to be performed in the Project Narrative.
The application will use the facilities and administrative rate (F&A or Indirect Cost Rate) associated with the most recent CI award.
If the CI-related application is selected for funding, NOAA will notify the university that a separate competitive award will be issued with its own award grant number.
However, the BREP competitive award will include a Special Award Condition (SAC) that evidences the link between it and the CI award.
The SAC will provide: (1) that the university has submitted the proposal to be associated with the CI; (2) that any existing University/NOAA memorandum of agreement (MOA) will be incorporated by reference into the terms of the BREP competitive award; and (3) that any progress report(s) for the BREP competitive award must follow the timetable of and be submitted by the CI directly to the funding program.
Copies of these progress reports will be attached to the CI's performance report as an appendix. Full Opportunity Web Address:https://nifa.usda.gov/program/organic-agriculture-programContact: Agency Email Description:
firstname.lastname@example.org Agency Email: Date Posted:
2017-12-28Application Due Date: Archive Date: